Let me be clear, I am not a minimalist. I'm just someone who feels a bit snowed under by stuff. I've opened cupboards and wondered where all this crap came from. I've found makeup and clothes I'd "forgotten about". I worry about spending money on rubbish fast fashion (that sucks for the environment) instead of … Continue reading Things this non-minimalist learned from minimalism – and how it made life a little simpler
Himalayan Pink Salt used to be a health shop thing but these days you will find it in most supermarkets as an alternative to normal table salt. Good old table salt is so processed that it barely has any minerals or nutritional value left whereas Himalayan Pink Salt if FULL of healthy minerals that our … Continue reading Himalayan Pink Salt
Most of us will experience some kind of mental or physical discomfort in the days leading up to a period. In ancient times it was believed that the moon influenced the female cycle and that women were therefore at their most influential just before or during their period, which is why they were isolated from … Continue reading How to deal with the 10 most common symptoms of PMS
Wheatgrass is the greenest green stuff you will ever put in or on your body. The first time I tried it I was not convinced. It looked and smelled weird and I was even less sure about the grassy/composty taste. I've been taking it daily for about a month and it definitely has loads of … Continue reading How to use Wheatgrass for gorgeous skin and hair!
We all need to take some time for ourselves. Here are a few tips on how you can take care of your mind and body in small daily steps. Develop the skills to calm mind, spirit and body while getting rid of stress and fatigue. Get to know yourself, learn new things about yourself and … Continue reading Simple self-care tips to pamper your mind and body daily…
When I think of Japan, I think of rituals, traditions and history. Of geishas, parasols, steaming onsen and cherry blossoms. That and some of the best skincare products in the world full of natural ingredients. Japanese women are known for glowing, youthful skin and silky hair. It's not just skincare products though. Beauty starts from … Continue reading 10 Japanese beauty rituals to try at home
Yes I know, it's so old fashioned! Stand up straight, shoulders back, sit up straight, DON'T SLOUCH! My mum said all that about four million times a day and I tried to ignore it as much as possible. Here's the thing, have you ever had inexplicable headaches or back pain or a stiff neck? It … Continue reading Why it’s important to have good posture!
I turned 40 the other day. It didn't hurt, strangely enough, but it got me thinking about all the lotions and potions I've smeared all over myself to keep the wrinkles, age spots, and saggy bits a bay when I should have been looking at my daily habits as well. I've had facials that cost … Continue reading Do you really need all those expensive anti-ageing creams? How to stay fabulously firm and glowy without breaking the bank!
We all know that a cup of chamomile tea before bed helps us to drift off or to calm our nerves after a long day but did you know that it can also be used to treat acne and eczema or lighten your blonde hair? Please note: Chamomile is a member of the daisy family. … Continue reading Calming chamomile tea for clear, soft skin and restful sleep.
We take water for granted. So much so that we don't drink it. Only two out of five people drink the recommended 8 glasses of water a day. Our brains and blood are mostly water, we need water to regulate our body temperature and even to breathe! We all know what it's like to be … Continue reading Water for your health and Beauty: Why you really need it